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Lailatul Qadr tonight

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Muslims across the country will observe holy Lailatul Qadr tonight with due religious fervour and solemnity.
The holy Quran was revealed to Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) on this night to show mankind the path of worldly and eternal emancipation.
According to the holy Quran, the night is superior to one thousand nights.
Devotees will pass the night offering special prayers, reciting from the holy Quran and holding milad mahfil and zikr.
In their prayers, they will seek divine blessings for themselves, country and the Muslim Ummah.
Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar and private TV channels and radio stations will air special programmes while newspapers will publish special supplements highlighting the significance of the night.
Meanwhile, President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have greeted the country's people and the Muslim Ummah on the occasion.
In separate messages, they prayed for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country and the Muslim Ummah.

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